Library and scientific information services

The MBI library collection is focused on the research topics of the MBI scientists. For MBI members, the reading room of the library is freely available day and night. External users of the library have to register to get access. The lending of books and journals to use them outside the MBI is not possible.


Stock and literature research

For MBI staff the online catalogue Libreja is available to search for books and articles and to lend them online. The total stock of about 5500 printed media is recorded in Libreja. Also available are the archived publications of the MBI scientists. In addition, more than 400 eBooks and more than 1000 eJournals, e. g. licenced through DFG national consortia, and further electronic resources (like the access to Web of Science) are offered through the MBI library.

Collection Areas

Laser physics, atomic physics, quantum physics, nonlinear optics, ultrashort physics, spectroscopy, chemical physics, physical chemistry.


Jeannine Rehse
Tel.: +49 (0)30 6392 1517
Fax: +49 (0)30 6392 1519
Email: jrehse(at)